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thecollectibles:Art by Eugene Korolev

Typical raft guides

The Perilous CN Tower EdgeWalk (13 pics)

Sustainable Cycle

 in the top 20 for the 2011 International Bicycle Design Competition, the Greencycle 2 provides more than just basic transportation between point A and point B; it provides an environmentally sustainable, meaningful and overall beneficial solution to poorer countries. A series of G2s were created in the design process with core parts made from renewable resources such as bamboo, which is widely available in many 3rd world countries. Human-centered research methods were used to capture knowledge and feedback from the target groups in order to shape and develop the design process, ensuring that the end-result would not only be acceptable but also culturally meaningful in a way that would strengthen the user's relationship with it. 1. An extra wheel for stability – going from a two wheel to a three wheel design to create a triangular base that is stable and strong for heavy loads. 2. The ability to convert back to a two wheel configuration style when the terrain requires tight negotia